Arizona History – August 7th

Friday, August 7th

On this date in 1833, Frederick A. Tritle, who became Arizona’s seventh Territorial Governor, was born in Pennsylvania.

On this date in 1909, Arthur Joseph Bayless, founder of the A.J. Bayless grocery stores, was born.

On this date in 1922, the Tucson Citizen reported that I.T. Frazier, state highway maintenance superintendent, talked to Cochise County officials about a house which was standing in the middle of the highway between Douglas and Rodeo.

Photo : Frederick A. Tritle

 

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